Susan Corless & James Mason Announced in World Championships GB Team

Susan Corless & James Mason Announced in World Championships GB Team

Susan Corless and James Mason have both been picked to represent Great Britain at this years World Archery Championships to be held in Mexico City between 16 – 22 October 2017.

https://www.archerygb.org/team-announced-world-archery-championships-2017/

This is a fantastic achievement and we wish Susan and James the best of luck next month!

County Archers Selected for GB Squads

County Archers Selected for GB Squads

Three of the counties compound archers have been selected for funded compound squads for 2016/2017.

James Mason of Kettering Archers has been selected for the Great Britain Elite compound squad which is a selection of the best senior, cadet and junior archers.

Susan Corless of Northampton AC has been selected for the senior Great Britain squad.

And Lulia Petre of Corby Archers has been selected for development squad which is made up of cadets and juniors.

http://www.archerygb.org/downloads/Archery_GB_Funded_Winter_Compound_Squads_2016-2017.pdf

This document explains a bit more about the squads if you want some background:
http://www.archerygb.org/downloads/AGB_funded_Compound_Squad_Pathway_Plan(1).pdf

In addition, Ruby Paul of Archers of Raunds has been selected to join the ArcheryGB Academy programme.

Many congratulations to all four archers. The county is extremely proud of their achievements.

A Great National Series Final for Susan & James

A Great National Series Final for Susan & James

Susan Corless and James Mason both of Northampton AC took part in the ArcheryGB National Series Final at Wollaton Hall in Nottingham on Saturday 24th September. To qualify archers had to compete in six hard-fought stages up and down the country, with the top 8 archers from each discipline making it through to the final. Both Susan and James made it through to the bronze medal matches on the day. Susan ended up finishing in 4th placeand James in 3rd. Congratulations to them both!

The ArcheryGB Website rundown and results can be found here.

County Records at Bowmen of Rutland WA Combined

County Records at Bowmen of Rutland WA Combined

Plenty of county records were broken at Bowmen of Rutland’s World Record Status WA Combined Tournament on 13th & 14th February 2016.

Thomas Marshall of Corby Archers achieved new Junior Gents Compound Under 12 county records for both the individual WA18m and WA25m rounds with 444 and 405 respectively. Meaning he also achieved a new record for the WA Combined round with 849.

Paul Hyde of Northampton AC broke the Gents Longbow records for the WA25m round with 438, the WA Combined round with 842, and set a new record for the Double WA Combined round with 1643.

And Susan Corless also of NAC broke her own Ladies Compound county record for the WA Combined round with 1138.

Results